Generals Stuff Southern Virginia, 3-1, in Volleyball
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee volleyball team began day two of the W&L Invitational with a 3-1 win over Southern Virginia on Saturday morning in the Warner Center.
After winning the first set, 25-16, the Generals (7-0) bounced back from a 17-25 setback in the second set to record 25-12 and 25-13 wins in sets three and four to close out the Knights (5-2).
The Generals, who hit .356 as a team in their two matches on day one, hit .362 as a team against SVU, including a .556 mark from senior middle blocker Lindsey Dee (Tallahassee, Fla./Maclay School), who totaled 11 kills. Sophomore outside hitter M.A. Boles (Houston, Texas/St. John's) led the team with a match-high 19 kills, and junior right side Taylor Maxey (Poway, Calif./The Bishop's School) chipped in nine kills.
Sophomore setter Meghan Meleski (Richmond, Va./Mills Godwin) recorded a career-high 50 assists and added a pair of service aces.
Junior libero Cameron Hill (Tampa, Fla./H.B. Plant) paced the defense with 15 digs, while adding three service aces and Boles 13 digs.
For SVU, Tori Tuttle had a team-best nine kills and hit .500. Brynn McGinn added eight kills and Nicole Gwynn had 23 assists.
The Generals will conclude play at the W&L Invitational at 3:30 pm when they take on Gettysburg. W&L will be seeking its first-ever win against the Bullets, having posted an 0-7 mark all-time.